Suicide Car Bomb Struck UN Convoy in Somalia’s Capital

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MOGADISHU—A suicide car bomb on Wednesday a convoy of foreign officials, killing at least 8 people.

The blast targeted UN convoy escorted by AU peacekeepers took place in Waberi district of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu.

Residents heard a powerful explosion near police station on October 21 Road.

Plumes of smoke were seen billowing into the sky after the heavy explosion.

The silicide bomber used truck laden with explosives and may have been targeting a vehicle carrying Somali soldiers.

Al Shabab militants have claimed responsibility for the blast via its affiliated local media outlets.

 

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